color8x8 Lew Janavey

Lew comes to Navajo Lacrosse bringing with him over twenty five (25) years of successful lacrosse coaching experience. Included on the list are Summer Camp Counselor, Assistant Varsity Coach, Director of and independent lacrosse club and former Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach. Lew’s experience, commitment and dedication to developing young lacrosse players are hard to match.

Having played his high school lacrosse at Lakeland-Panas, Lew currently serves as an Assistant Coach at Dominican College. As the former Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach at perennial powerhouse Somers High School, a position he has held since 2009, Lew guided the Tuskers to three Sectional Finals, including The Section 1 Championship in 2009.

From 1991 to 2006; while at Lakeland-Panas High School, Lew served as an Assistant Varsity Coach, Defensive Coordinator & Goalie Coach. During his time there, the Rebel’s won an astounding six (6) Section 1 Championships.

With an eye for talent, during his career, Lew has coached over 15 High School All-America’s and countless All-Section players. He has served on various selection committees for prestigious All-Star Teams and Recruiting Showcases.

Other Notable Experience

Lew was the 2000 Head Coach of the New York team, in the “New York vs Maryland Challenge.” From 2004 through 2014, he was the Director of the WestRock Lacrosse Club. Additionally, Lew has seven (7) stints as a Coach for the Hudson Valley Empire Team, having meddled in five of those seven years. In 2012 Lew was also honored to serve as the as the Silver Medal winning Head Coach in the Empire State Cup.